Geography. the southern end of the earth's axis, the southernmost point on earth.
Astronomy. the point at which the axis of the earth extended cuts the southern half of the celestial sphere; the south celestial pole.
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How to use South Pole in a sentence
The groups eventually banded together and reached the South Pole on December 13, 2013.Dominic West Talks ‘The Wire’ Movie, Prince Harry, and Why He’s Opposed to Scottish Independence | Marlow Stern | September 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Dominic West revealed Harry's musical taste after joining him on the South Pole trek.Harry To Kerrang!: Sorry, I Kan't Present Your Heavy Metal Award | Tom Sykes | March 24, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
It follows on from his work with Walking With The Wounded which ast year saw him walk to the South Pole.
On December 6, Liautaud and his teammate Doug Stoup, set off from Antarctica on a 640-kilometer ski journey to the South Pole.
The British squad landed at Heathrow shortly before 10am local time today after completing a remarkable trek to the South Pole.Harry's Polar Heros Get Home In Time For Christmas | Tom Sykes | December 23, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Locating it would have been comparable to stumbling upon a solitary blade of grass, imbedded in ice at the South Pole.Old Friends Are the Best | Jack Sharkey
Had you rather I built a hospital, or founded a girl's college, or set up a mission to the South Pole?Joyce's Investments | Fannie E. Newberry
The end of the magnet that points north is called the north pole, while the end that points south is called the South Pole.The Boy Mechanic, Book 2 | Various
Meanwhile, thoughtful persons are wondering whether there will be any fighting at the South Pole.
After this time of hardship and plucky endurance it was hard to have to return without having reached the South Pole.Heroes of To-Day | Mary R. Parkman
British Dictionary definitions for South Pole
the southernmost point on the earth's axis, at the latitude of 90°S
astronomy the point of intersection, in the constellation Octans, of the earth's extended axis and the southern half of the celestial sphere
(usually not capitals) the south-seeking pole of a freely suspended magnet
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Scientific definitions for South Pole
The southern end of the Earth's axis of rotation, located at 90° south latitude at a point in Antarctica. See more at axis.
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Cultural definitions for South Pole
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